A Message From The Notebook

Written By: KPN - Dec• 16•14

Dear Friends and Neighbors,
My youngest son requires surgery and rehabilitation due to a recent injury. As such, I will be taking a bit of time off from the Notebook. Thanks for your understanding.
I wish all of you a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and a Healthy & Happy New Year. See you in 2015 !
Linda

Caroling In The Park

Written By: KPN - Dec• 16•14

Musical Moments in Kings Park invites one and all to “Caroling in the Park” on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM.  Gather at Russ Savatt Park (next to Ralph’s Italian Ices) with your joyful voices and be led by Cherie Lehmann in an “Old-fashioned” Sing-Along of Holiday Favorites.

Don’t forget to bring ring flashlights.  Hot chocolate and cookies will add to the festivities. The Kings Park Civic Association and the Kings Park Chamber of Commerce are pleased to present this free event to the Kings Park Community.

Kings Park Varsity Cheerleaders Shine

Written By: KPN - Dec• 16•14

The Kings Park Varsity Cheerleaders took second place at the Smithtown East LICCA competition on Sunday, December 14th. Only their second competition of the season, placing in the event qualifies them for the Long Island Finals.

Click here to view a video of their wonderful performance, courtesy of Jim Barbarino.

Congratulations ladies and good luck in the finals !

Winter Fun At Our Local State Parks

Written By: KPN - Dec• 16•14

Nissequogue River State Park, in Kings Park, will offer the following programs during Winter 2015.  Advance reservations are required, beginning on the dates indicated in the parenthesis, and may be made by calling the Environmental Office at (631) 581 – 1072.  There will be a fee of $4.00 per adult, $3.00 per child and children under 3 are free.  An $8.00 parking fee per car will be charged during the fee collection season. If you are unable to keep your reservation, please call and cancel so others may have the opportunity to attend.  Please be prompt.  If others are waiting, your place may be given to them if you have not arrived when the program starts.

Fun For Kids – Ages 5 and Up

Tracks and Traces

Sunday                 January 11                                         1:30 – 3:00 pm

Learn how to ‘read’ the signs of animals hidden in the winter forest through hands-on activities which will be followed by a short walk. (more…)

350th Anniversary Commemorative Ornaments Are Available

Written By: KPN - Dec• 16•14

Next year marks the 350th anniversary of the Smithtown Township.

To help fund the anniversary celebrations to come, limited edition commemorative ornaments and car magnets are being sold.

These items are available at the Smithtown Historical Society, for $10 each, at 239 East Main Street, Smithtown (631) 265-6768 and Kings Park Hardware at 6 Indian Head Road, Kings Park.

Kings Park’s Town Menorah Is Lit (Gallery)

Written By: KPN - Dec• 16•14

On Sunday, December 14th, our community gathered to light the Menorah in Veterans Plaza.

Rabbi Abe Rabinovich from the Kings Park Jewish Center gave the blessing and the cornerstone of his message was peace, hope & joy.

The Kings Park High School Chamber Orchestra, led by Mr. Jon Nowak and the Kings Park School District Vocalists, led by Ms. Robin Paola, entertained the crowd.

Sponsored by the Kings Park Chamber of Commerce and the Kings Park Jewish Center, gelt and dreidels were handed out to young and old alike.

The Menorah in front of the firehouse was also lit and everyone was invited back for to the Kings Park Jewish Center for a celebration.

What a beautiful, and this year warm, community event.

Enjoy some pictures of the festivities.

Happy Hanukkah !

Written By: KPN - Dec• 16•14

Happy Hanukkah  Kings Park !

Congratulations Kings Park Varsity Kickline

Written By: KPN - Dec• 15•14

Congratulations to the Kings Park Varsity Kickline on their impressive second place finish at the Long Island Kickline Association competition on Sunday, December 14, 2014.

During their first official performance (more…)

The Silver Chords To Hit The Stage At The KPHS

Written By: KPN - Dec• 13•14

The Silver Chords, a mulch-generational chorus, will once again be performing in a free concert at the Kings Park High school on Sunday, December 21st at 2 PM. (more…)

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